Alex Hager


Alex Hager, from Darien, Connecticut, is a reporter for Elon News Network. He is a Journalism major with minors in Spanish and Political Science. Alex is passionate about telling stories, hiking mountains, and wearing Hawaiian shirts. 


Recent Articles

Football team looking to tighten screws with JMU, playoffs on horizon

11/16/17 2:49pm

The Elon University football team enters this weekend with a loss in its rearview mirror. It is the first time its been in that situation since the first week of September. With a 16-6 loss at the University of New Hampshire on Nov. 11 in the books and a matchup against No. 1 James Madison University coming up this weekend, the momentum may be slowing.


Elon chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity suspended from campus

11/13/17 1:48pm

The national Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity Board of Directors voted to suspend the Elon chapter. According to Tad Lichtenauer, Lambda Chi Alpha National Director of communications & IT, the suspension is a result of repeated social violations over several semesters, including holding un-registered parties off-campus.


Elon announces 30 new scholarships for Odyssey program

10/20/17 6:26pm

Elon University announced thirty new scholarships for students in the Odyssey program on Friday. The Odyssey program is a four-year academic program providing scholarships to students with high financial need, including many students who are the first in their families to attend college. 


Connie Ledoux Book introduced to Elon community in Alumni Gym

10/9/17 12:41pm

Elon University announced the selection of Connie Ledoux Book as its next president on Monday morning. Book was introduced to the Elon Community in an event in Alumni Gym on Monday afternoon following introductions from Kerii Anderson, Elon trustee, and Wes Elingburg, head of the presidential search committee.


Vigil in Numen Lumen allows Elon community to grieve and reflect after Vegas tragedy

10/2/17 5:07pm

Members of the Elon community gathered in Numen Lumen Pavilion on Monday afternoon in what was called " a time of prayer and lament" following Sunday night's mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The vigil, which was hosted by the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, allowed people to speak and voice their thoughts and feelings. Among those that spoke were Jan Fuller, university chaplain, and Joel Harter, associate chaplain for protestant life.


COLUMN: Whatever you do, go outside

9/13/17 8:00am

Go outside. Whatever it is you do, there’s a way to do it outside. Walking across campus, even on the nicest of days, you’d have no idea that there are over six thousand students at Elon.


Elon senior arrested in drunk driving incident

9/12/17 3:29pm

Elon University senior Haley Muratore was arrested Friday night on a charge of driving while impaired. According to the Elon Police Department, Muratore was driving on East Trollinger Avenue when her vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway striking a utility pole. 


Here are the construction changes happening around Elon

8/24/17 4:45pm

Elon University’s campus has been loud at work with construction over the summer, and some new and renovated buildings will greet those returning to campus this fall. One of the biggest summer additions is the construction of a new residential neighborhood. Elon’s latest on-campus living spaces sit next to the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center at the former site of East Gym and historic neighborhood parking.


Molly Offstein to be transported to medical center in Maryland, still in vegetative state

5/31/17 10:08pm

Molly Offstein is leaving the Shepherd Center in Atlanta to receive treatment at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in her home state of Maryland, according to a Facebook post from her father, Evan Offstein. Offstein is still recovering after being hit by a car in March. The post provided an update on Offstein's health, explaining that her physical health is improving, but she has not showed signs of any significant recovery from her traumatic brain injury (TBI). She has not exited a vegetative state.


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